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Diver James Denny makes a splash at Cambridge Dive Centre!

Commonwealth Diver James Denny visited the Cambridge dive centre to pass on some of his expertise to the club’s young divers. James watched a session at Parkside Pools and then held a question and answer session where the children had chance to find out more about his career, training and lifestyle. Find out more about …Read more

Children get a taste of top gymnastics action at Happisburgh Primary School

GB gymnast Danny Lawrence visited Happisburgh Primary School on the 14th of October as part of the Sports for Schools scheme. The children did a fun fitness circuit and then watched Danny display some of his flexible gymnastics moves! Danny stressed the importance of trying every sport and finding something that you love. Read more…

Katrina Hart inspires youngsters from her old school!

Paralympic Bronze medalist Katrina Hart has visited pupils at her old school to inspire them to achieve their life goals.The visit took place on the 29th of September. Katrina led a fun fitness circuit with the children followed by an inspiration talk and assembly. Head Teacher Heather Thomson said: “[Katrina] spoke about being determined and …Read more

James Kirton works up a sweat at Hedon Primary!

The challenge was to complete his fitness circuit so that Hedon Primary could raise sponsorship for new PE equipment at their school and also to support other sporting charities. Every year group took part and worked up a sweat! James then gave an assembly and inspired the pupils by explaining how being an Olympian didn’t …Read more

Peter Bakare olympic volleyballer in action

Peter Bakare aces Augustine!

Did you know that an ‘Ace’ is a serve which lands in the receiving team’s court without being touched by the receiving team, or one that is touched by only one member of the receiving team, and is not passed legally back over the net? Peter Bakare didn’t just inspire the students of St Augustine’s …Read more

Meghan Beesley visits Winshill

GB Athlete Meghan Beesley specialises in the 400m hurdles. She won a silver medal in the 4x100m relay at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and is now training hard for the 2016 Olympics. Winshill Primary School were put through their paces in a fitness circuit led by the athlete and also took part in an …Read more

Ben Rushgrove…from Beijing to Bromham

Ben Rushgrove, who has cerebral palsy, is passionate about inspiring the next generation to lead healthy active lives. He got St Nicholas School on their feet, showing them that fitness can be fun by leading them in an exciting exercise circuit. He also shared his experiences of Beijing 2008 Olympics and life as an athlete, …Read more

GB Paralympic Footballer scores big in Banbury

GB paralympic footballer Alistair Patrick-Heselton dropped into William Morris Primary School in Banbury to lead a sponsored fitness circuit with its pupils. Alistair has played in the Paralympic World Championships and also scored against Argentina in the 2012 London Paralympic Games. He is currently training hard for the next Olympic games in Rio de Janiero next year and inspired …Read more

Paratriathlete picks up the pace at Gipsey Bridge

Various exercises and challenges were given to Gipsey Bridge Academy when Clare Cunningham gave them a special visit. Having led a fun-filled fitness circuit for the whole school, she also gave an inspirational assembly, telling the children how she became so successful and answering their questions. At age 12, Clare was selected to join the British …Read more